Claim Tickets: Monday, April 23 (8:00 a.m.)–Friday, May 4, 2018


Only students who have registered for Commencement using the Intent to Participate form are permitted to claim tickets during this time. If you are unable to claim tickets, it is likely you did not fill out the Intent to Participate form. If you are still unable to claim tickets, e-mail or 607-777-6211.

 *Please note: if you are printing your tickets in a Library, please do so before May 18.

Ticket Allotment:

Decker School of Nursing (Friday, May 18, Noon) 15
Graduate Ceremony (Friday, May 18, 4 p.m.) 6
Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science (Saturday, May 19, 8:30 a.m.) 10
College of Community and Public Affairs (Saturday, May 19, Noon) 15
School of Management (Saturday, May 19, 3:30 p.m.) 8
Harpur 1 (Sunday, May 20, 8:30 a.m.) 5
Harpur 2 (Sunday, May 20, 12:30 p.m.) 6
Harpur 3 (Sunday, May 20, 4:30 p.m.) 6


Request Extra Tickets: Monday, May 7–Friday, May 18, 2018

  • Students may be able to claim extra tickets beginning May 7 and through May 18on a first come, first-served basis while supplies last.

    After you have claimed your initial allotment, log in to the Events Center website again to claim your additional ticket(s).

Graduate Ceremony 4
Watson Ceremony


CCPA Ceremony


SOM Ceremony


Decker Ceremony


Harpur 1 Ceremony


Harpur 2 Ceremony


Harpur 3 Ceremony



Still need more?

If you need more tickets than the initial tickets you claimed and the extra ticket(s) you requested, you will be able to fill out this form (available here May 7) to request additional tickets.  These requests will be handled on a first come, first-served basis and only while supplies last.  

You will receive an e-mail from the Events Center Ticket Office notifying you of your additional ticket request.

Can't make the ceremony? 

If family/friends cannot make your ceremony, be sure to have them tune in live at this link. Every ceremony will be live streamed and accessible from the homepage of the Commencement website.